Monk's Cafe

Monk's Cafe

Gastropub, Belgian Restaurant, and Beer Bar$$$$
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
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    The french fries at Monk's Cafe is a can't miss
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    KevinTranz
    "Their Belgian beer selection is one of the best in the city."(11 Tips)
    Colin K.
    "Best seitan cheesesteak in the city and great beer selection too!"(41 Tips)
    Maureen K.
    "This place has the best mussels and Belgium beers at decent prices."(75 Tips)
    Simon I.
    "Get the flemish sour beers!"(8 Tips)
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  • Mark B.heart icon on user image
    Mark BencivengoJanuary 10, 2016
    Craft beer, burgers, mussels
  • Logan Lynn R.heart icon on user image
    Logan Lynn RobertsOctober 1, 2011
    The frog legs & a delirium tremens is the way to go!
  • Sola O.heart icon on user image
    Sola OnitiriOctober 9, 2015
    Russian River Blind Pig beer is a citrus delight
  • Jim S.
    Jim SmithMay 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great spot for rare beers!
  • Ben C.
    Ben ChapmanJune 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the frog legs - Frog legs! #pbw2013
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Philadelphia MagazineDecember 2, 2011
    No runaway bus can get in the way of one of the best beer selections in town. Read more
  • Sofia P.
    Sofia PapastamelosJuly 17, 2016
    Good selection of beers. Staff is kind of meh. Won't let you sit down if you aren't eating and no samples of the beers.
  • Sergio A.
    Sergio AvilesAugust 19, 2010
    Home of the absolutely best mussels I've ever had. Plus, the best beer selection in town.
  • K P.heart icon on user image
    K PedMay 4, 2017
    Love the Sour!
  • Cassie P.
    Cassie PAugust 21, 2014
    Pommes frites are crisped to the T!
  • Colin K.
    Colin KerriganNovember 25, 2010
    Best seitan cheesesteak in the city and great beer selection too!
  • Katie C.heart icon on user image
    Katie Czuczejko PaynterDecember 24, 2015
    Go for the beer.
  • Charlie W.heart icon on user image
    Charlie WellockFebruary 20, 2017
    Beer, burgers, mussels
  • Adele B.
    Adele BlancoJune 18, 2013
    Celery root steaks. Do it.
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FApril 15, 2011
    If you love porters try the firestone walker walkers reserve. Fantastic!
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Philadelphia MagazineJanuary 3, 2012
    Because when that bus drove through it last year, our first worry was actually the beer collection.
  • Sara Z.
    Sara ZuckerOctober 7, 2013
    $5 Allagash white? Sign me up.
  • Blaine H.heart icon on user image
    Blaine HardwickDecember 18, 2015
    Ghent mussels; Russian River Blind Pig
  • Ru L.
    Ru LuSeptember 28, 2015
    The duck was good.
  • Examiner.com
    Examiner.comMay 17, 2011
    Can't beat a fine crafted beer with a heavy helping of history. Read more
  • Oi I.heart icon on user image
    Oi IApril 9, 2016
    #beer #frites #cool
  • Auri G.
    Auri GhatakDecember 16, 2013
    Best bar in the world period
  • Luis A.
    Luis ArmandoApril 7, 2013
    Great variety of beers
  • Justin I.heart icon on user image
    Justin IsraelsJanuary 19, 2015
    Great place to learn
  • j s.heart icon on user image
    j spinFebruary 6, 2019
    Muscles & beer selection
  • Allie B.
    Allie BerrieSeptember 6, 2011
    Don't be scared of the frog legs - they're amazing!
  • Kajal P.
    Kajal PNovember 24, 2012
    Amazing mussels and beer!
  • Bobby M.heart icon on user image
    Bobby MyersMay 3, 2016
    Beer, modules frites
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah BastFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Mac & Cheese is the best!
  • Katie G.heart icon on user image
    Katie GJune 24, 2017
    Beer, food
  • Michael R.
    Michael RobertsOctober 18, 2011
    Go to the back bar for all the beers and late drinks
  • Chopheart icon on user image
    ChopAugust 24, 2018
    Craft beers
  • Shawn
    ShawnMarch 22, 2011
    Don't let the name fool you... Braised Veal Cheeks are amazing
  • natheart icon on user image
    natMarch 9, 2017
    Beer lost abbey
  • J D.heart icon on user image
    J DonmoyerJanuary 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Beer variety
  • Stephanie T.
    Stephanie ThomasDecember 17, 2009
    Everything is delicious - my favorite is the Brussels Burger and the pomme frites Read more
  • Josh B.
    Josh BApril 18, 2012
    Also, salmon sliders make my day.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MonbourquetteNovember 10, 2014
    Beer & Mussels!!!
  • Greg W.
    Greg WoodsApril 5, 2013
    I love the Monk's burger mmmm
  • Tiffany H.
    Tiffany HSeptember 3, 2010
    Awesome Mussels and Pommes Frites; La Trappe draft is heavenly
  • Minkus B.heart icon on user image
    Minkus BSeptember 3, 2015
    Mussels and BEER
  • Adam
    AdamNovember 29, 2010
    Duck + goat cheese + spiced walnuts + craisins = heaven.
  • Nina M.
    Nina MAugust 12, 2009
    Get the mussels and an Antwerp Burger. You will not be disappointed! Beer selection is awesome!
  • Josh B.
    Josh BApril 18, 2012
    The finest establishment on the planet in which one can quaff.
  • Antonello L.
    Antonello LoddoOctober 26, 2016
    Orval and mussels
  • Jourdan T.
    Jourdan TriceNovember 19, 2011
    Try the seitan cheesesteak. Mmmmm.
  • Bill B.
    Bill BowmanOctober 23, 2010
    loved the frog legs. Worked almost like buffalo wings, without the fat.
  • Ashwin P.
    Ashwin PushpalaMarch 25, 2011
    try the thai curry mussels! so good!
  • Alan S.
    Alan SticcaJune 30, 2010
    The Belgian beers and the entire section of the menu devoted to mussels
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Philadelphia MagazineNovember 18, 2013
    Still kicks ass after all these years. Read more
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